Go Green: Save the trees with one small step

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When it comes to making eco-friendly changes there are small steps that, if we all take, can really add up to make a difference. News 12's Elizabeth Hashagen breaks down the numbers thanks to the Natural Resources Defense Council in part 4 of the Go Green series.

If every household in the United States replaced just one box of virgin fiber facial tissues with 100% recycled ones, we could save 163,000 trees.

If every household in the United States replaced just one roll of virgin fiber toilet paper with 100% recycled ones, we could save 423,900 trees.

If every household in the United States replaced just one roll of virgin fiber paper towels with 100% recycled ones, we could save 544,000 trees.

If every household in the United States replaced just one package of virgin fiber napkins with 100% recycled ones, we could save 1 million trees.

Recycled paper products use half the water and emit half the hazardous air pollutants.

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